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Forum: New Zealand
May 30th 2007, 9:03 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,424
Posted By soulflour

Re: How much rain ???????????

One huge tank on it's way!

:rofl:

(if only)
Forum: New Zealand
May 29th 2007, 8:37 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,424
Posted By soulflour

Re: How much rain ???????????

God I wish it WOULD rain! we're so low on water (again, but that's thanks to no rain for weeks and weeks and weeks and tank issues).

What's up with this country? it never rains!
Forum: New Zealand
May 29th 2007, 8:21 am
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By soulflour

Re: Drinking Water??

We're on tanked water (collected rainwater from our roof) and we certainly don't discard any! (at the moment we need every drop!).

I LOVE it - i can't drink the town supply any more, it makes me...
Forum: New Zealand
May 25th 2007, 7:44 am
Replies: 221
Views: 11,980
Posted By soulflour

Re: The slag off New Zealand Ultimate Thread.

:huh:

Why would they think that? I know we live in a crazy mixed up world, but the person who thinks that two cars and a house is 'poor' should probably take an extended vacation in africa...
Forum: New Zealand
May 25th 2007, 2:58 am
Replies: 221
Views: 11,980
Posted By soulflour

Re: The slag off New Zealand Ultimate Thread.

I really really REALLY hate being surrounded by happy, helpful, chilled out people and having to go to the beach ALL THE TIME - it's pants.

:rofl::rofl::rofl:

oh, and wait till i get my hands...
Forum: New Zealand
May 23rd 2007, 6:26 am
Replies: 78
Views: 3,486
Posted By soulflour

Re: Well - How much then?

not really - the odd 5 mins here, 5 mins there - down times at work, after kids bedtimes etc.... I have a studio in our house (we both do, one each :D ) and wireless broadband... one of the perks...
Forum: New Zealand
May 22nd 2007, 10:16 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 3,486
Posted By soulflour

Re: Well - How much then?

blimey... I wish i had TIME for watching grass grow!! :rofl: what with all the going to the beach, hanging out with friends, taking part in events, volunteering, stimulating rewarding work and...
Forum: New Zealand
May 22nd 2007, 6:50 am
Replies: 78
Views: 3,486
Posted By soulflour

Re: Well - How much then?

We're on $71k combined as a family of four, with a mortgage and we manage to save $500 a month (not to say it doesn't all get USED again of course! :rofl: *sigh*)
Forum: New Zealand
May 22nd 2007, 6:14 am
Replies: 95
Views: 5,209
Posted By soulflour

Re: Sorry to say, leaving for Canada

But that's why i'm baffled - i'm baffled by toot's 'policing' of me, when all I'd tried to asked was had they tried to insulate their house? I only asked that because when we started we didn't...
Forum: New Zealand
May 22nd 2007, 2:47 am
Replies: 95
Views: 5,209
Posted By soulflour

Re: Sorry to say, leaving for Canada

It is the most horrible, horrible thing :(

{{{hugs}}}
Forum: New Zealand
May 22nd 2007, 2:15 am
Forum: New Zealand
May 22nd 2007, 2:10 am
Forum: New Zealand
May 22nd 2007, 1:38 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,235
Posted By soulflour

Re: NZ Shack for sale

Well, that's what I was taught on the REINZ sales course that I had to take for my previous job. Just thought I'd pass it on.
Forum: New Zealand
May 22nd 2007, 1:35 am
Replies: 95
Views: 5,209
Posted By soulflour

Re: Sorry to say, leaving for Canada

???? gosh - i didn't mean to to gall you at ALL. I just meant that you sounded as though you've been really unhappy and I just hoped that it would work out for you! :confused:

I was just...
Forum: New Zealand
May 21st 2007, 7:26 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 5,209
Posted By soulflour

Re: Sorry to say, leaving for Canada

Good luck with your move poppy.

I feel like we must be living in different countries (and my dp is FROM Cornwall! :confused: um, the weather couldn't be more different! :confused: ). I read your...
Forum: New Zealand
May 21st 2007, 3:16 am
Replies: 95
Views: 5,209
Posted By soulflour

Re: Sorry to say, leaving for Canada

So there's a valuable lesson there then that when rennovating we should all budget for insulation and some form of heating as a priority?

:thumbup:

*feels better about having done these things...
Forum: New Zealand
May 21st 2007, 2:00 am
Replies: 95
Views: 5,209
Posted By soulflour

Re: Sorry to say, leaving for Canada

Why didn't you fix your house up? I'm curious! (nosey! :rofl: )
Forum: New Zealand
May 21st 2007, 1:56 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,235
Posted By soulflour

Re: NZ Shack for sale

Remember folks - in NZ the value is in the LAND not the HOUSE!
Forum: New Zealand
May 19th 2007, 8:22 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By soulflour

Re: Child minders, Child Care, Child Benefits

Hi Donna

Firstly, there is no 'child benefit' in NZ. There IS family assistance which is like the UKs tax-credits, and help with childcare if you're working or studying.

The day care centre...
Forum: New Zealand
May 19th 2007, 5:08 am
Replies: 89
Views: 7,992
Posted By soulflour

Re: Whangarei - cost of living

Did you go with a list Debbie? made from a weekly meal plan? i PROMISE you that if you do this you'll cut your costs significantly.

I had to pay for two tyres, some water ($180) and the last of...
Forum: New Zealand
May 18th 2007, 1:54 am
Replies: 89
Views: 7,992
Posted By soulflour

Re: Whangarei - cost of living

Why wary Rustie? is it that i may be a different texture when it's defrosted? I HAVE frozen cream cheese (not as frosting though - i thinkk that would freeze fine) and it defrosted and tasted fine...
Forum: New Zealand
May 17th 2007, 10:07 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 7,992
Posted By soulflour

Re: Whangarei - cost of living

UK+Kiwi - that's totally brilliant! and DOESN'T is save loads? isn't it a shock when you figure out how much you were wasting before? :thumbsup:

Cyndi - that's exactly what I do (the slicing up...
Forum: New Zealand
May 16th 2007, 8:59 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 7,992
Posted By soulflour

Re: Whangarei - cost of living

I make an ordinary sandwich cake - so I use all the mixture. And I cover the icing (a wee bit of cream cheese and some icing sugar) with poppy seeds and other seeds & nuts - all healthy like :D
...
Forum: New Zealand
May 14th 2007, 10:18 am
Replies: 89
Views: 7,992
Posted By soulflour

Re: Whangarei - cost of living

it DOES make a flipping HUGE cake :rofl: I should have warned you of that - sorry! :lol:
Forum: New Zealand
May 14th 2007, 12:41 am
Replies: 89
Views: 7,992
Posted By soulflour

Re: Whangarei - cost of living

oooh yum, that sounds great - i must plant an apple tree! :lol:

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